khuzestan

Khuzistan

[khoo-zi-stahn; English koo-zuh-stan, -stahn]
noun
a province in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. About 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km). Capital: Ahwaz.
Also, Khuzestan.
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khuzestan

geographic region in southwestern Iran, lying at the head of the Persian Gulf and bordering Iraq on the west. It is notable for its oil resources

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